Welcome to 2017-18 Torch Club page!
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TORCH CLUB REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED
TORCH CLUB 2017-18
The Torch Club is a Character and Leadership Club made up of civic minded 6th-8th-grade children from Redding and Easton. The goal of Torch club is to teach members to learn to enrich their lives and the lives of others through service, leadership and by demonstrating good character.
Torch Club pledge:
I will lead by example and be a positive role model for others.
I will be responsible for what I say and do to others.
I will display good sportsmanship and play by the rules.
I will respect the Club, staff, and fellow members.
I will strive to do my very best at all times.
Torch Club Members: up to 60 kids in grades 6-8 from Redding & Easton
Co-Advisers: Scott Smith & Christie Cotter
Cost: $155* for current BGCRE members. (Cost includes t-shirt and food).
*Scholarships are available
please contact Joseph Dolan at 938-3166 for more information.
REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF TORCH CLUB:
· Attend all meetings (can miss up to 2)
· Plan, prepare & serve 1 healthy dinner or snack with a small team for the entire group
· Participate in 2 service projects
· Total of 10 hours of community service (service projects + at least 1 hour of INDEPENDENT community service)
· Help plan and run a Spring Fundraiser
· Act respectfully and responsibly at all meetings and events
· Sign and commit to the Torch Club “Character Pledge”
Important Note (Read Carefully): Torch Club Members are not required to arrive until 5pm for the September, October, April, and May meetings. On those dates the 4pm-5pm time will be used as free time to play outside, socialize, or do homework. During the winter months, 6th graders and 7&8th graders will meet separately and members are required to attend the whole meeting from 4pm-6pm.
Grades 6-8 Tuesday Fall & Spring Meeting Dates from 4-7 pm at BGCRE:
September 19th –Meeting at the Club
*Includes mandatory parents meeting at 6:30
October 3rd – Meeting at the Club
April 3rd – Meeting at the Club
May 1st – Meeting at the Club
Torch Club Fundraiser - Friday, May 18th at RCC
Grade 6 Tuesday Winter Meeting Dates from 4-6 pm at BGCRE:
Nov. 28th – Meeting at the Club
Jan 30th – Meeting at the Club
Feb. 27th – Meeting at the Club
Grades 7 & 8 Tuesday Winter Meeting Dates from 4-6 pm at RCC:
Nov. 14th – Meeting at RCC
Dec. 5th – Meeting at RCC
Jan 9th – Meeting at RCC
Feb. 6th – Meeting at RCC
March 6th – Meeting at RCC
Executive Board Sunday Meetings from 1-2pm at BGCRE:
***only for elected members of the Executive Board***
14 Executive Board Positions reserved for 7th and 8th Graders:
· Vice President
· 2 Fundraiser Co-Chairs
· 2 Game Co-Chairs
· 6 Service Project Chairs
2016-17 BGCRE Torch Club Members